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Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest348 Reviews
Take an adventure back in time as you tour the Blue Danube and visit historic attractions, from the heart of the Catholic Church at Esztergom, the largest basilica in Hungary and the former royal residence of Visegrád.
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- Learn about the history of Hungary as you journey through small towns, including Visegrad and Szentendre
- Visit the largest basilica in Hungary, Esztergom
- Walk upon 750 year-old stones of the formal Royal Residence
- Enjoy the panoramic views of the Danube Valley
DescriptionThis full-day tour of the mighty Danube is ideal for people who want to combine history with nature and would like to enjoy some of the most beautiful countrysides in Hungary. You will see historic monuments and art memorials while your guide provides a lively narrative of Hungarian life. You will visit the 750-year-old Royal Residence at Visegrád where you will learn about life in the Middle Ages while enjoying spectacular views of the Danube Valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, you will pause at the largest cathedral in the country and see the burial sites of famous cardinals as you gaze across the water towards Slovakia. Cross the river and border into Slovakia to see the stunning view from the opposite side. You will stop at an artists' village in Szentendre, a baroque city located where the Danube River meets the Pilis Mountains. Wander the narrow streets to soak up the magical atmosphere and catch panoramic vistas of the river. You will have time to visit some of the museums, such as the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum, where the buildings and people are made of marzipan. Browse the shops of the village if you prefer, before the return journey to Budapest. Travel during the months of May until the 1st of October will be on a magical boat cruise, a fitting way to arrive back in the city center. In case of low water levels, the return to Budapest will be by bus.
IncludesHotel pickup (if option selected) Guide Lunch (3-course menu with water) Cruise on the Danube (from May until October 1)
- From the beginning of May until the 1st of October, the return trip from the tour's final stop, Szentendre to Budapest, is on a scheduled boat departure on the Danube